Actress/mogul Jessica Alba is renting out her home – well, one of her homes – in Beverly Hills. If you’d like to live like the tycoon behind the Honest Company empire, be prepared to pay $11,000 per month for this pretty sweet 2-bedroom, 3.5-bath home with a serious celebrity pedigree and a sleekly designed interior.
Modest Yet Pricey
At a mere 2,286 square feet, this home isn’t nearly as large as many of the celebrity mansions nearby, but it is located in a very posh, very desirable part of Beverly Hills – and how can you not love the floor-to-ceiling windows that open up the living room?
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Purchased in 2002
, Alba purchased the home for $1.1 million back in 2002; it’s worth a lot more now, describing the “faux-quoined, mansard-roofed villa” as being “perched on a precipitous hillside with knee-buckling views that sweep over the city.” Note the gleaming ebony-hued hardwood floors.
The home’s living space is spread over four floors, linked by a corkscrew-shaped circular staircase that leads to this denim-coloured entertainment lounge featuring a pool table, 80-inch TV and wet bar.
Inside, the mid-century modern decor is the work of Consort Home.
Large windows throughout the home allow for natural light to flood into the dark-walled rooms to create a juxtaposition of dark and light.
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Here’s the spacious master suite, with a dark wooden door accenting the dramatic ebony-hued floors.
Casual Yet Sophisticated
The casual-yet-sophisticated design ethos carries through to the bedrooms.
Phoning it In
Unique accent pieces, such as this vintage rotary telephone, add to the ambience in the master bedroom.
Dark wood cabinets in the master bath contrast with the white countertop and walls, while black-edged white curtains accent the white-trimmed windows.
An additional bedroom does not skimp on space, with a large window offering plenty of light.
Fun and Casual
The design vibe throughout the home is fun and casual, creating a relaxing atmosphere that tosses formality out the window without sacrificing sophistication.
A small desk and chair creates a convenient spot on the landing next to the spiral staircase that links the home’s levels.
Double-Height Living Room
This double-height living room features a seating configuration surrounding the stone fireplace.
Blue on Blue on Blue
Light blue walls are accented by a darker-blue velvet chair and pale-blue artwork.
A minimalist-style bar table offers a selection of liquor and mixology accoutrements for those who enjoy a cocktail or two.
Dark and Light
Animal-pattern chairs and stark white walls complement the dark ebony flooring.
A rooftop deck offers spectacular views of Los Angeles, with a black-and-white loveseat and matching striped lounge chairs creating a relaxing yet elegant space in which to take in the vista.
Jessica Alba isn’t the only celeb renting out her home – check out Sandra Bullock’s $15K/month Hollywood hideaway.